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by Shelsmiles
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Homesteading
Topic: Meat Processing
Replies: 6
Views: 3796

Re: Meat Processing

Have I used what? The shrink bags? Yes and with great results. The chickens? Also yes with great results. 😊
by Shelsmiles
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Trader Joes
Replies: 14
Views: 1528

Re: Trader Joes

Trader Joe’s has lots of gluten free and organic items and they are priced well. Aldis and TJ’s are somewhat similar but TJ’s also sells alcohol (3 Buck Chuck, formerly 2 Buck Chuck). TJ’s also has floral which I love.
by Shelsmiles
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily check in August 12, 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 1658

Re: Daily check in August 12, 2018

So fun to sneak back in here and see so many familiar names. 😊
by Shelsmiles
Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Frugal Things You Did This Week
Replies: 230
Views: 32903

Re: Five Frugal Things You Did This Week

1. Harvested lettuce, pea, kale and herbs from my garden 2.Planted more melon plants and squash 3. Kept temp at 75 rather than the 70 DH prefers 4. Got rid of several animals I've been feeding that are not going to benefit us - goats a couple sows, etc 5. Made tea at home as opposed to letting DH bu...
by Shelsmiles
Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Frugal Experience (your younger days)...
Replies: 29
Views: 2648

Re: Frugal Experience (your younger days)...

Yes. :) Picking crab apples from neighborhood trees (with permission) and hauling them home in old Pillowcases so momma could make enough jelly to have some for us and some to sell Cutting up old discarded clothes into rags and stuffing them into bags to sell to the auto shops etc but making sure to...
by Shelsmiles
Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What are your cheapest and fastest dinners?
Replies: 25
Views: 2635

Re: What are your cheapest and fastest dinners?

Fried fish with beans and salad. Fish is wild caught, so free. A medium pot of beans $1.50, lettuce and tomato from the garden and seasonings and cornmeal 50 cents max. I can feed 5 of us at 40 cents each. Kitchen sink soup - use chic carcass to make broth and use the bits of meat from that as well....